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law graduate. they brought their six children. >> i thought at first it was going to be a sunny day. just walk into the kingdom one day, bring my family, and we'll live forever through eternity, believing in the scriptures and doing the things god wanted. >> when it comes to religious matters, you're always learning. >> reporter: clive doyle came to waco on his way from australia to israel. he ultimately stayed to study scripture with david koresh. >> as his message developed, we came to see him as more than just a prophet. >> reporter: a messiah. >> right. manifestation of god in the flesh. >> reporter: koresh added a twist to his message in 1989, declaring only he could have sex. all the other branch davidian men would be celibate, even married men. koresh, however, could have multiple wives. in this home video that he would later send to federal agents during the siege -- >> i'm not a mean person. >> no, no. >> reporter: -- koresh linked his blend of spirituality and sex with the purity of the garden of eden. >> he was showing in the bible this, passage would say we were just loa
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american law enforcement history. >> if you distrust the government, waco is going to be symbolic to a lot of people of what they really fear. >> i'm talking to you, somebody's going to get hurt. >> if he asks god for some kind of sign and god gives it, what does that mean? >> every saturday morning clive doyle and sheila martin study the bible. >> behold, the lord god will come with a strong arm. >> they are about all that's left in waco of the branch davidians, an offshoot of the seventh day adventist church. the religious community went back generations. it even issued its own currency during the great depression. david koresh came to the faith and its texas commune in 1981. who was he back then, to you? >> just a bum. >> former branch davidian kathy jones and her husband david had seen religious visionaries come and go. >> god speaks to me. >> this time was different. koresh would preach his way to power. >> i remember in the beginning, everybody was like, oh, he's crazy. he's this and that. i mean, that's all i heard. all of a sudden people were like, well, we're listening to him.